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. we have four runways in sfo. we reopened two of the four runways and we are operating limited a arrivals and departners in sfo. we recommend passengers to check with their airline for the status of their flight before coming out to the airport today. thank you for coming, our next briefing it will be at sen time time 30 in the next location. >> good news there, and of the passengers that were deemed to be unaccounted for. at this point it appears they are all accounted for with the exception of one. and there were 307 people on board of this flight. and 291 passengers and 16 crew. at this point, 306 have been accounted for and two fatalities. and we will bring back port golds who is the director of the national safety board. peter, in term was what happened and caused the flight to go down, there is little information available about that? >> and that is the way it is going to be for a while because until we get the data recorders and until we get a look at how the aircraft and the flight crew were performing, you will not know. the attention should be focused on what an extra
they are prepared for this. especially the hospitals within the 15 mile radius in all directions from sfo. potentially they could have an accident like this. stanford said, i believe, eight trauma teams up within a matter of 20 minutes to be able to take in patients, stanford hospital to your house. it gives you an idea these hospitals are prepared for this type of thing. they can get those trauma teams up in a hurry. there was triage here. you also had people that were injured that didn't realize it. maybe them internal injuries. a couple of doctors were talking about that. about how maybe a few hours set in before they realized they may have bruised or hurt some things inside because of the very quick and sudden landing and the way they came down so hard and bounced by most accounts. you have people that actually felt they were okay, then started feeling not so well and eventually went to the hospital. you had a number of injuries that range from those type of internal injuries, to people that may have hurt their neck, their back, to cuts, bruises, burns, to critical injuries as well. >
. when you see that wreckage on the runway or off the runway here at sfo. back to you guys in new york. >> adam, when you look at those pictures of the crash, a lot of people wondering how, in fact, did those people manage to get out of this aircraft. for miles people could see this fireball sitting on the runway. we were able to talk to different passengers there. how do they describe getting out of this aircraft? >> you know, it's interesting you mention that, clayton. one of the pilots i spoke to, watching all this coverage. i know them really well. talking about a couple of things. jet fuel isn't as flammable as gasoline. that allows you more time, buys you more time than years ago. while it takes a long time to get on and off of the plane. when we're in the back, seems like it takes forever. when you have a situation like this and all the doors open, you can get people off the plane, if there are not a lot of injuries on board, can you get them off in a minute or two. you can get to exit. it's that important to pay attention to where it is, because it's that much faster for you to
you all for coming. it's certainly been a challenging and difficult day at sfo today. i want to start by kind of reconfirming some of the facts and we'll provide some updated information on passenger numbers for you. so again, this morning at 11:27 a.m., we had an incident involving asiana flight 214. this is a flight that originated in shanghai and continued on through seoul airport on its way to san francisco. it's a boeing 777 aircraft, and our manifest counts the number of individuals on board the aircraft, 291 passengers and 16 crew for a total of 307 on board the aircraft. as i mentioned, we do have some updated information on the status of those passengers and crew, and for that i'm going to turn it over to assistant deputy chief dale karnes. dale? >> good evening. of the 307 souls on board, we had 181 total that were transported to local hospitals. of that 181, 49 were serious and were in the initial victims transported from the scene. an additional 132 were transported later on into the incident after being triaged as they were the more minor to moderate casualties. we've als
wall at the end of the sfo runway and break apart. good morning and welcome to america's news headquarters. >> jamie: we are glad you are with us. there is lots of news, including a press conferences and the national transportation safety board has recovered the black boxes from the boeing 777 as they continue to investigate. they began in the wee hours of the night. they hope to interview the crew today, too, to get more answers. emergency officials releasing audio from a fire department dispatcher. >> you are approaching the north field checkpoint. i have what appears to be a moderate column of smoke coming from a downed plane. make this a red alert please... >> jamie: take a look at this animation of the crash, too. as the plane approaches, it slams into the runway. the tail literally napping off. the plane then veers off the runway, where it catches fire. adam housley is live at the san francisco international airport, where he has been monitoring all the developments. adam, we expect this news conference. what sort of update do you think we will get? >> reporter: well, fi
. >> in fact, more than 180 people were transported to 11 hospitals and the fire department here at sfo, there are three stations here, had no warning. all they were told, there was a hard landing. they had no warning of any distress. so when they arrived on the scene and saw the plane broken up, they had to go into action immediately, but they were not prepared for that. and san francisco airport is running at half capacity. there is some talk they will try to open up one runway -- one major one and one minor one are affected. as of right now, san francisco is running at half capacity. they hope to get one of the runways open today to move this process along. the entire process here probably won't be done for 5 to 6 days as they go through the crash site and remove all the debris here, as this investigation goes forward and the investigation itself, we are told, you won't hear back for potentially 8 to 9 months before we know for sure what happened. but we will get preliminary information from ntsb, later today in a press conference. >> back to you. >> thank you very much. >> fox news
going at sfo even with three of the four runways open. there is still no word on when the four the runway 28 left will re-open because the charred wreckage is still out there. it remains the focus of a major federal investigation. >> gregg: literally, shoulder by shoulder sweeping across the runway, picking up and looking through the evidence there. it will be a long-term before they open up 28l. claudia, thank you from sfo. we are getting a riveting account from one of the passengers on board the asiana plane showing how everyone helped one another. >> it was slow-motion. we could not believe it was happening. you did not know if you would be dead at the end of this or not. the plane stops. the person to my left was injure ed and was unconscious. i unbuckled myself. i was hurting but not too open. i opened the door. the door we managed to get up. this were no slides. i could see the debris but looking further, i told people, we okay, come down, come down. >> gregg: no slides. he said there was no warning by the pilot or crew before the plane stopped at the end of the runway. >
and the surviving passengers and any surveillance video that may have captured from the sfo cameras that are everywhere here, i can tell you that. rick. >> there are a lot of surviving passengers for them to talk to. claudia on the ground for us, thank you so much. >> and we go to one of the eyewitnesss that we were talking about. he is joining us from san francisco, tony, what can you tell us as far as your viewpoint and what you saw when the plane came in? >> sure, good evening guys. i was watching aircraft taking off and landing all morning at the san francisco international. i am, you know, here visiting san francisco on business and pleasure and have been here for approximately four days and you know, was trying to time my morning this morning to see a 380 land, i'm an aviation enthusiast and i have never seen it land i wanted to get an opportunity to see that. i was looking out the balcony from the embassy suites and as i do, i see the asiana flight coming in. it looked like a normal orientation for a 777, there was no wobbling, it just seemed to be coming in at a little bit o
video that may have captured from the sfo cameras that are everywhere here, i can tell you that. rick. >> there are a lot of surviving passengers for them to talk to. claudia on the ground for us, thank you so much. >> and we go to one of the eyewitnesss that we were talking about. he is joining us from san francisco, tony, what can you tell us as far as your viewpoint and what you saw when the plane came in? >> sure, good evening guys. i was watching aircraft taking off and landing all morning at the san francisco international. i am, you know, here visiting san francisco on business and pleasure and have been here for approximately four days and you know, was trying to time my morning this morning to see a 380 land, i'm an aviation enthusiast and i have never seen it land i wanted to get an opportunity to see that. i was looking out the balcony from the embassy suites and as i do, i see the asiana flight coming in. it looked like a normal orientation for a 777, there was no wobbling, it just seemed to be coming in at a little bit of a higher angle the closer that it approached the r
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